Joining the run for children with special needs is a fantastically rewarding experience. Here are our top 11 reasons why you should sign up now and be their HERO.
1. It’ a for the entire FAMILY!
Joining HOPE RUN 2016 will promote family bonding and at the same time teach your children value of doing charity work. Not only will they meet new friends, it will also allow them to help those in need.
2. You can help raise funds for children with special needs.
Running for “Children with Special Needs” will help generate funds to subsidise the cost of early intervention of those who cannot afford the expensive process.
3. Running at HOPE RUN 2016 provides you with a purpose.
Running just for running’s sake may not be enough reason for you to join a fun run or marathon. But you may look at the challenge by asking yourself: "What's the purpose of doing it other than just getting to the finish line?" Helping raise valuable funds can be your very reason for signing up.
4. It's a good training motivator.
When the purpose of a fun run event doesn't appeal to you, you might be tempted to miss training or even consider pulling out of the run. But knowing that there are children who re relying on you, you'll be motivated not to let them down.
5. Make this a personal running goal.
You may have a family member or know someone with Autism (ASD), Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, ADHD and other conditions. By joining, you can take part in a cause that is close to your heart.
6. Support network during your training
Training plans can be provided to prepare you for the big day. If needed, we will also help you with other arrangements such as getting to the race venue.
7. Be with fellow runners.
All runners and participants will be provided with race kits. There will always be someone to turn to should you become nervous, unsure or start to tire.
8. Good running support on race day.
We will prepare all that you might need during the event: food, hydration and emergency response. And just when you think you can't make it to the finish line, we'll be there to cheer you on!
9. Gift and Prizes.
Help the children with special needs by signing up, volunteering or donating. In return, you will recieve Sponsor Loot Bags and Hydration Kits and will have a chance to take home some raffle prizes.
10. Helps raise awareness for Children with Special Needs
For starters, training for a fun run can be a huge challenge. But if you do it properly, you will be in your best shape ever! You'll get fitter, healthier and more active you! So get off the couch once and for all and put on those cool running shoes!.
11. Running inevitably gets you fit
This will be a great opportunity to raise awareness for Autism, Down Syndrome, ADHD and other similar conditions. You and score of other runners decked out on our official singlets and capes can help raise public consciousness to our cause.
If reading this has sparked your interest to run for Children with Special Needs, then browse through our website and learn how you can be their HERO.